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May 20, 2022

Behind the Scenes of JBLE Spark Tank

In 2017, with the intent to inspire innovation within the Air Force, the Air Force Association put on the first “Spark Tank” competition in Orlando, Florida. In 2018, Gen. David Goldfein, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, came out with Air Force innovation funds Air Force-wide.

May 19, 2022

JBLE 2022 Hurricane Season Readiness

One of the most significant natural disasters that Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia faces are hurricanes. The Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th each year. Now is the time for the JBLE community to ensure they’re hurricane prepared.

May 19, 2022

Joint Base NCO Corps strengthens “Core”

One way to strengthen a backbone is to strengthen one’s core. The U.S. Army Corps of non-commissioned Officers calls itself the “Backbone of the Army,” and May 2-5 newly promoted Army and Air Force non-commissioned officers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, engaged in just that, with a week of physical, mental and leadership enhancing activities culminating in a Joint U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army induction ceremony, a tradition celebrating newly promoted NCOs.

May 9, 2022

LEAD Peninsula visits JBLE

Members of the Learn, Explore, Absorb and Disseminate (LEAD) Peninsula program visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, May 4, 2022, to learn about the role JBLE plays within the Virginia Peninsula community. LEAD Peninsula describe themselves as a community immersion program, which opens up opportunities to experience and understand the mosaic that is the Peninsula community.

May 6, 2022

Innovative JBLE Airmen recognized in Spark Tank competition

The AFWERX program is the innovation arm of the Department of the Air Force which teams up with Airmen to procure innovative and revolutionary ideas to expand and better the processes within our Air Force. The Department’s annual innovation competition, Spark Tank, welcomes bright, enthusiastic inventors from all career fields to present their ideas and inventions for a chance to have their projects funded for further growth and expansion.

April 29, 2022

JBLE Earth Week 2022

Members from across Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, celebrated Earth Week from April 18 - 22, 2022. During this time, members participated in projects to help improve natural resources located across JBLE and enhanced their knowledge for conservation through education based courses.

April 28, 2022

Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs visits JBLE

Craig Crenshaw, Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, April 26, 2022.

April 21, 2022

Transportation OCS Ribbon Cutting event honors Vietnam Era Army Officers

At the height of the Vietnam War, the U.S. Army couldn’t train enough officers for rapid deployment. The solution? Expand Officer Candidate School. Within this expansion, the need for aviation, truck and watercraft unit leadership was addressed with the Transportation Corps OCS, or TOCS, at Fort Eustis from 1966-1968.

April 19, 2022

PURPLE UP: Celebrating military children

This week, local area schools join with military communities across the country to celebrate Purple Up day.

April 18, 2022

JBLE highlights base helping agencies, seeks advocacy from Senator’s liaison

Joint Base Langley-Eustis hosted Gene Garland from U.S. Sen. Mark Warner’s office, April 12 -13, 2022. Garland is the Senator’s military liaison and outreach coordinator.